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Revision as of 13:11, 30 October 2010

Shymkent is a city in southern Kazakhstan.

Hitching In

Ask your driver to drop you off at Mega Center, which is a hub for public transport.

Hitching out

South towards Tashkent (UZ)

Take a bus to the Zhybek-Zhol car market located in the southern part of city, e.g. buses 35 or 111 the stop "Ogonek" near the Shymkent Hotel. From the Zhybek-Zhol bus stop walk a bit further along the road and then hitch from there.

Places to Avoid

Avoid the Old Town (stary gorod) at night, which has a high crime rate.